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Second chance – aspiring vets flocking overseas to live the dream

Independent IE
Of the 197 new practitioners to have joined the Veterinary Council of Ireland (VCI) register in 2019, only 71 were graduates of UCD, with 118 from other EU countries and eight from outside the EU. Of these 118 EU entrants, 35 came from Budapest, with 13 from Warsaw and 15 from the UK. This trend has been steadily increasing, with overseas institutes offering full-length courses through English.

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